COO and General Counsel
Alicia joined Pinnacle in April 2023 as its general counsel, where she brings an impressive background of more than 20 years of legal and leadership expertise. Prior to Pinnacle, Alicia served as Deputy General Counsel of Corporate Governance and Corporate Secretary for PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. She had previously spent over a decade at Reed Smith LLP, where she was a partner in its investment management group.
Alicia’s leadership acumen has extended deeply into various DEI efforts, where she consistently delivers results through innovation and a vision for inclusion and growth. At both PNC and Reed Smith, Alicia chaired diversity councils and supported key diversity initiatives, earning recognition for Reed Smith’s Women’s Initiative and PNC’s Legal Diversity & Inclusion Council under her watch. She received her J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law and her B.A., summa cum laude, from Miami University.
Alicia has served on the Board of St. Clair Hospital and the Board of Directors of the National Aviary. She is married to Colin Powell, Pinnacle’s founder and CEO, and they reside in Peters Township with their children — Annabelle, a student at the University of Miami, and John, a high school student — and their three fur babies - Sammy, Teddy and Rocky. Under Alicia's guidance, Pinnacle’s initiatives and partnerships will continue gaining momentum and making an enduring impact.